Preparation and characterization of poly (D,L-lactide-co-glycolide) microspheres for controlled release of poly(L-lysine) complexed plasmid DNA

ÇAPAN Y., Woo B., Gebrekidan S., Ahmed S., DeLuca P.

PHARMACEUTICAL RESEARCH, vol.16, no.4, pp.509-513, 1999 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Doi Number: 10.1023/a:1018862827426
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.509-513
  • Keywords: controlled release, microspheres, DNA, DNA/poly(L-lysine) complex, poly(lactide-co-glycolide), GENE DELIVERY, THERAPY, SYSTEM
  • Lokman Hekim University Affiliated: No


Purpose. To produce and characterize controlled release formulations of plasmid DNA (pDNA) loaded in poly (D,L-lactide-co-glycolide) (PLGA) microspheres both in free form and as a complex with poly (L-lysine).